Jan 10, 2018

01/10/2018: Closing the race wage gap

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(U.S. Edition) AT&T had planned to carry a phone made by the China-based electronics company Huawei, but they're now pulling out based on national security concerns. On today's show, we'll examine why the end of this deal is a huge…

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Bay Area restaurants introduce training programs to address their race wage gaps

Jan 10, 2018
In the restaurant industry, people of color are more likely to hold lower-paying, back-of-house jobs, but some restaurants are trying to change that.
Cory Woods went through a training program to transition from the kitchen to the front of the house, where he is now earning far more money.
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U.S. automakers help Mexican auto export surge in 2017

Jan 10, 2018
The number of vehicles imported to the United States from Mexico reached an all-time high last year. Mexico’s auto industry exported 2.3 million vehicles, which is nearly a 10 percent increase from the year before. Click the audio player above…

(U.S. Edition) AT&T had planned to carry a phone made by the China-based electronics company Huawei, but they’re now pulling out based on national security concerns. On today’s show, we’ll examine why the end of this deal is a huge blow to Huawei. Afterwards, we’ll discuss how the number of vehicles Mexico has imported to the U.S. reached an all-time high last year — despite the Trump administration’s threats to renegotiate NAFTA. Then, we’ll look at how Bay Area restaurants have started training programs to address the race wage gap.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC